Recreational/Community Specialist

Lanham, MD
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

General Description: Community Support Specialist will provide assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities. Also responsible for providing skills training and recreational activities to individuals working at Maryland Community Connection while focusing achieving their personal outcomes while always respecting their personal rights and choices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities in community based programs, provide on-site/in-home assessments, develop service plans assist individual in overcoming any barriers, assist individuals in scheduling appointments and accessing community resources. Arrange for or directly provide individuals with transportation to health services appointments and other appointments, Follow up with individuals via phone calls, home visits, and visits.

Minimum of High School Diploma

Must have own car, clean driving record, able to pass Maryland background check, ability to problem solve in a proactive, creative manner, Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What we offer:
Pension, vacation and sick leave, and holidays, including your birthday.

Company Description
The mission of Maryland Community Connection is primarily to establish, operate, and maintain services in the community for individuals with developmental disabilities. Through trained, qualified, and fairly compensated staff, Maryland Community Connection services will assist each person to achieve a greater degree of social and economic independence and reduce the need for subsidized lifestyles. Maryland Community Connection policy requires that these services be provided to eligible Maryland participants without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, gender, or marital status.

Lanham, MD


Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:31:27 PDT